Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Tharad
Born: 4th September 1948, Bhachar, Taluka Tharad, Dist. Banaskantha.
Education: B.A., LL.B.
Spouse and Children: Smt. Anjubahen, two sons
Occupation: Agriculture, social service.
- Member, Seventh Gujarat Legislative Assembly 1985-90
- Member, Ninth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1995-97
- Member, Twelfth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2007-12
- Chairman, Gujarat State Water Resources Corporation, 1995-96.
- Minister of State, Finance Department, Gujarat State, 1996-97
- Minister of State, Water Supply, Cooperation, Health and Family Welfare from 4th January 2008 to 25th Deember 2012
- Minister of State, Health and Family Welfare, Transport, since 26th December 2012.
- Secretary, S.B.I. and A.B.E. Employees’ Union, Tharad, 1975-85.
- Ex-Chairman, The Bhachar Milk Producers’ Coop. Society
- Secretary, Vav-Tharad Taluka Anjana Patel Kelvani Mandal, Tharad, 1978-2004 and its President since 2004.
- Ex-Secratary, Lions Club
- Tharad President, Gayatri Education Trust, Tharad
- Tharad President, Banaskantha District Kisan Congress Cell, 1990-93
- Tharad President, The Tharad Taluka Coop. Sale and Purchase Union Ltd., Tharad, since 1991
- Tharad President, The Agricultural Produce Market Committee, Tharad since June 1993
- Tharad President, Tharad Taluka Anjana Patel Kelvani Mandal, Tharad since 2004.
- Member, Works Committee, Banaskantha District Panchayat, 1986-88
- Member, Education Committee, Banskantha Districit Panchayat, 1988-90
- Member, Executive Committee, Banaskantha District Anjana Patel Kelwani Mandal, Palanpur since 2002.
- Joint Secretary, Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee, 1990-92 and its Pradesh Delegate, 1990-95
- Joint Secretary, Akhil Bharatiya Anjana Samaj Mahasabha, Abu Parvat, since 2005
- Invitee Member, Shri Akhil Anjana Kelvani Mandal, Gandhinagar since 1985.
- Director, Banaskantha – Mehsana District Oil Seeds Producers’ Union, Mehsana, 1986-93
- Director, Banaskantha District Central Coop. Bank (Banas Bank), Palanpur, 2003-09
- Director, Banas Dairy, Palanpur since 2004.
- Chairman, The Tharad Taluka Sale and Purchase Union Ltd., Tharad, 1991-2008
- Chairman, Agricultural Produce Market Committee (Market Committee), Tharad, 1992-96 and since 2002.
- Has been playing an important and active role in establishment and administration and management of Kindergarton, Primary, Secondary School, Arts College run by Shri Gayatri Vidyalaya, Tharad and Secondary Schools at Tharad, Khoda, Savpura, Idhata Village run by Shri Gayatri Education Trust, Tharad and a Secondary School at Mavsari, Taluka Tharad run by Shri Sarvamangalam Trust, Tharad.
(1) 1, Gayatri Society,Highway Cross Roads,Tharad, Dist. Banaskantha.
(2) At Bhachar, Post. Idhata,Taluka Tharad, Dist. Banaskantha
Tel. No.: (02737) 222021
(O) Minister of State,Health and Family Welfare and Transport,Block No. 2/3, Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.
Tel. Nos. (079) 23250143, 23250144.
(R) Bungalow No. 22, Ministers’ Enclave,Sector – 20, Gandhinagar – 382 020.
Tel. Nos. (079) 23259667, 23259668.